Skip to comments.Solid facts about Mitt Romney and Mormons [86% have fave view of Mitt; 25% have fave view of Obama]
Posted on 01/23/2012 7:24:13 PM PST by Colofornian
...a unique poll of more than 1,000 American Mormons, released this month by the respected and independent Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. Its 125-page report is titled Certain in their beliefs, uncertain in their place in society.
Here are just a few facts about Mormons from the Pew Forums extensive polling report:
- Mormons make up two per cent of the U.S. population. They are concentrated in Utah (34 per cent), the Mountain states and the Pacific Northwest.
- Nearly half (46%) of Mormons say that Mormons face a lot of discrimination in the U.S. today. That is higher than the percentage of Mormons who say the same about blacks (31%) and atheists (13%).
- 97 per cent of Mormons describe themselves as Christians. But one-third of non-Mormon Americans do not see Mormons as Christians. Among white evangelical Christians, only one in two consider Mormons to be Christians. Said the Pew Report: In an open-ended question asking what one word best describes the Mormon religion, the same survey found that (Americans) most commonly offered response was cult.
- More than 86 per cent of Mormons have a favorable view of Mitt Romney.
- 25 per cent of Mormons have a favorable view of Democrat President Barack Obama.
Religious beliefs of Mormons:
- Four out of five Mormons believe it is essential for Mormons to believe that their 19th-century U.S. founder, Joseph Smith, saw God the Father and Jesus Christ.
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There ya go. What more "proof" do you need about Mormon gullibility than this?
Can you think of any candidate in history -- no matter how well-liked (Reagan, etc.) -- who could say that more than 86% of people of that same religion as the candidate had a "favorable" view of them at the time they ran?
Is there a behind-the-scenes 'prophet' lockstep being given? Or is it just extreme identity politics?
We know Utah Mormons in '08 disregarded "issues" -- and instead voted primarily according to personal "qualities" in 2008:
Exit poll data from Tuesday's primary elections showed Utah Republican voters cared more about presidential candidates' PERSONAL QUALITIES THAN THEIR POSITIONS ON THE ISSUES, the OPPOSITE OF THE NATIONAL TREND of the national trend in Super Tuesday voting.
Source: Romney's exit disappoints strong Utah following (Feb. 7, 2008 AP/Salt Lake Tribune)
That resulted in a stunning 94% of Utah Mormons voting for Romney!
"While the former Massachusetts governors faith has been a flashpoint in his campaign, it was perhaps one of his strongest assets in Utah, where more than 60% of the states residents share his faith. Exit poll data shows Romney swept voters across the board, handily winning every social, economic, and generational demographic in the state, as well as 94% of all Mormon voters." (Susan Davis, Wall Street Journal, Feb. 5, 2008, Romney Wins Utah With Help From Friends [Note: The Wall Street Journal was citing MSNBC.msn.com...]
What was also stunning was that segregational identity politics didn't limit itself to Utah. It happened in Nevada in 2008 as well:
Per the Mormon Church, Mormons make up about 7.5% of Nevada's population. But according to the entrance polls so far, a whopping 25% of those who participated in the state's GOP caucuses are Mormons. And 94% of those people went with Romney.
Source: Nevada Mormons turn out for Romney (Mark Murray, MSNBC, Jan. 19, 2008)
A Mormon apologetics group (FAIR) held their annual conference in August (2011) and revealed there a Gallup poll of GOP voters in Utah. It said that 85% of Utah GOP voters planned to vote for Romney; another 11% for Huntsman. Both are Mormons. That meant only 4% of Utah Mormons have a non-Mormon in mind for the candidacy prior to Huntsman dropping out.
Source: Perception of Mitt Romney election to presidency would be similar to that of John F. Kennedy...
The question now is -- what part of those 1 in 9 Utah Mormon voters will now toss their vote to Romney?
Imagine that. Many Americans seriously about telling the free world that they want a cultist as a leader of that free world.
What next? In the interest of "multi-culturalism," a jihadist Muslim?
I’ll breathe a sigh of relief when the cultist is out of the running. I thought we were rid of him after ‘08 but he just keeps coming back. Maybe he won’t challenge President Newt in 2016 and we won’t have to look at him until 2020.
86% favor Mitt Romney and 25% favor Obama.
Other than the figures coming out wrong these Mormons must be inter-breeding too much.
What I find most scary about the LDS faith is their close beliefs with Atheism. They have the same view on matter and basically the start of the universe. They also hammer that they are the one true church so when people find out the truth they often leave and find the “religion” most in line with their beliefs and that is Atheism.
The opinions were gathered from this list:
The poll was taken around Halloween weekend last year. You'll notice that Rick Santorum's name is absent, along with Newt Gingrich. Among that list, one would expect that the favorables would go to Republicans and unfavorables to Democrats. This, especially for Utah, is a state with the vast propaganda that Mitt Romney singlehandedly saved the Salt Lake games. It also had no linkage to presidential elections, simply favorable / unfavorable in regards to a list of names.
I would not assign that much significance to this Pew Survey in terms of White House nominee.
White Horse Prophecy.
As a former resident of vancouver, there are 2 daily publications in that city...both are anti-American, super-liberal dailies which hate America. I would prefer if you don’t use that sorry excuse of a newspaper as sources as the Sun isn’t even fit to wipe one’s ass.
My Sister-in-law and her husband moved to SLC for a few years. They had a hard time finding good lodging as so many of the adds for rentals also said...” Apartment for rent. LDS Preferred”
I read somewhere that Joseph Smith considered himself a prophet successor to Muhammad. What’s your opinion on that?
I think that most Mormons equate spirituality, or a relationship with Christ with a "sect" or denomination of religion. When they realize their "sect" (cult) betrayed, used and lied to them they assume that even Christ is non-existent.
Also Mormon scriptures, the book of Abraham for instance rewrites the account of the creation as a polytheistic event.
If you had rather I'd done that as a matter of not giving the Sun any recognition at all, I can respect that.
If you think that would have changed the original info cited in the story...given that it came from the Pew Forum (125 pages) and not the Sun...well, that's just stupid.
They are his black vote. Don’t think, don’t reason, just see one thing about the flaming socialist and vote for him.
These folks popped up on the American scene apparently fully formed, and the press has been citing them as if they sit on Olympus.
but he just keeps coming back.
Someone pulled the stake out...